Baseball great Ozzie Smith opens new FanDuel sportsbook in Illinois

| By Nosa Omoigui
US betting giant FanDuel today announced the opening of its new retail sportsbook in Collinsville, Illinois in the Greater St Louis area. 
FanDuel open new Illinois sportsbook

The new location is situated within FanDuel Sportsbook & Horse Racing, formerly known as Fairmount Park Racetrack, and the first wager was placed by baseball hall of famer Ozzie Smith – $20 on the St. Louis Cardinals to win the World Series outright.

“This has been a special project for us because our name isn’t just on the sportsbook, it’s on the track itself,” Keith Wall, FanDuel vice president of retail, said.

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